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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Conference Information

Full Title: Yarmouk University 17th International Conference on Language, Linguistics, Literature & Translation

Short Title: Yarmouk Conference 2005
Location: Irbid, Jordan
Start Date: 12-Apr-2005 - 14-Apr-2005
Contact: Muhammad Raji Zughoul
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: Bi-annual conference on general linguistics, language teaching, literature
and translation. This year's theme is 'English as a Foreign/Second Language
and English as a Foreign/Second Literature: The Other Side of the Coin'.
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics
LL Issue: 15.2987

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